NORTHLANDS' NAPPY BAG ESSENTIALS FOR NEW PARENTSLifestyle
14 March 2017
Life with a new baby can be exciting and mind boggling especially when you need to leave the house. We've collected a few of our favourite essentials and while we know this isn't everything and that every babies needs are different we think that this is a great place to start.
1. BABY BAG - Skip Hop Duo baby bag by Farmers
A place for everything and everything in its’ place. It also doesn’t hurt if it looks great too!
2. SUNGLASSES - Wide framed glasses by Max
Perfect for hiding tired eyes but even more-so for outdoor adventures and sunny drives.
3. BIB / BURP CLOTH - by Aden & Anais from Farmers
As a parent you can’t escape spills but you can try to contain them with these.
4. A SPARE CHANGE - These are from Cotton On Kids
1-2 changes of fresh clothes help to turn ‘everyday oopsies’ into ‘no big deals’.
5. A FAVOURITE TOY - A very hungry caterpillar toy by Whitcoulls
There is always a favourite thing and hopefully it’s portable and perfect for taking with you.
6. NAPPY RASH OINTMENT - Bepanthen by Life Pharmacy
A quick and handy cure, because you never know when nappy rash will strike.
7. BANDAIDS - Nexcare bandaids by Life Pharmacy
For those stumbling toddlers who are nearly-but-not-quite walking, here’s hoping you don’t have to use them!
8. SUNSCREEN - Nivea sun lotion for Kids by Life Pharmacy
NZ sun at any time of the year is harsh. Protect your little ones with a sweep of this.
9. CHANGE MAT - by Mum 2 Mum from Farmers
Because you never know when or where you’ll suddenly need to do a quick change.
10. BABY SUNHAT - from Cotton On Kids
Wear with number 8 and find a hat that fastens well and won’t slide off easily.
11. A COMFORTER - Lamaze baby blankie from Whitcoulls
It could be a favourite blanket or a pacifier but whatever it is, these can sometimes stop a tiny tantrum in its tracks.
12. MUSLINS - Set of 3 from Farmers
Don’t leave home without them. Perfect for spills and handy to use as swaddles too.
13. NAPPY CHANGE BAGS - Scented bags from Countdown
A discreet and effective way to dispose of disposable nappies and wipes.
14. BABY WIPES - by LittleGenie from Countdown
Often used in tandem with the above and for cleaning sticky fingers and loads more.
15. PACK OF TISSUES - Kleenex 3 pack by Life Pharmacy
Little runny noses are hard to contain at the best of times but these are always handy.
16. SPARE NAPPIES - These are Treasures disposables from Countdown
You’ll be glad you had a couple of these handy for unexpected little accidents.